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1999 News Releases

News Release #047

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 047

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 26th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

PER CURIAM:

99-C - 0852 VERONICA SUZANNE HOWZE v. MALCOLM TERRY HOWZE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

For the reasons assigned, the judgment of the court of appeal is vacated and set aside insofar as it affirms that portion of the trial court's judgment dividing the physical custody of the children. The trial court's judgment is amended to provide that Veronica Suzanne Howse be designated as domicilary parent of both children. The case is remanded to the district court to set an appropriate visitation schedule for Mr. Howze.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.



On the 28th day of May, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

BY KIMBALL, J. :

98-KA- 1234 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TODD WESSINGER (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

For the reasons assigned, defendant's conviction and sentence are affirmed for all purposes, except that this judgment shall not serve as a condition precedent to execution, as provided by La. R.S. 15:567, until either: (1) defendant fails to petition the United States Supreme Court for certiorari; or (2) that Court denies his petition for certiorari and either (a) defendant, having filed for an been denied certiorari fails to petition the United States Supreme Court timely, under its prevailing rules, for rehearing of denial of certiorari, or (b) that Court denies his petition for rehearing.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

LEMMON, J. - concurs and assigns reasons.

PER CURIAM :

98-K - 2605 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD HAMPTON (Parish of Jefferson)

Accordingly, we reverse the judgment of the court of appeal, reinstate the defendant's conviction and sentence, and remand this case to the district court for execution of sentence.

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL REVERSED; CONVICTION AND SENTENCE REINSTATED; CASE REMANDED.

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

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